Press Releases

Horizon Air E175 Extended Door Trainer Contract Announced

Monday, August 29, 2016

RP Aero Systems is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by Horizon Air Industries (part of the Alaska Air Group) to manufacture and install an Embraer E175 Extended Door Trainer on an elevated platform at their Training Centre in Portland, Oregon, USA,.

The trainer will comprise a fully functional 1L Passenger Door with attendant seat and local monuments, featuring RPs standard Autoclose and Out of the Window visuals. Doors 1R and 2L will also be installed in a short length of cabin to provide an environment suitable for cabin procedures and evacuation training. A communications system and a Tulmar training slide will also be installed.

The equipment will be ready for training Q1 2017 as an addition to the Horizon training facilities.

Managing Director Stephen Foster said RP Aero Systems is delighted to add another US based airline to its list of Embraer customers.

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Launch of RP Aero Systems Digital Communications System

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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Republic Embraer Cabin Trainer Contract Announced

Friday, November 13, 2015

RP Aero Systems is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Republic Airways Holdings to manufacture and install an Embraer E175 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer to be installed at their Training Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

The 14 metre trainer will consist of a Flight Deck, 1L and 2L passenger doors, cross-check doors, with an enclosed cabin section mounted on an elevated platform with an escape slide.

The two-class cabin will feature comms facilities, aircon, an extensive sound system, galleys, fire & smoke, extinguishing, and oxygen mask deployment using RP Aero Systems unique automatic re-stow facility.

The trainer will be Ready for Training in 2016 to enable crew training to take place on the renewed Republic fleet. The aircraft will be operated for United Airlines under the United Express brand.

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